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    Most people seek after what they do not possess and are thus enslaved by the very things they want to acquire. William R. Bradford -Anwar El-Sadat.

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There must be more to life than having everything.

There must be more to life than having everything.

by Maurice Sendak Found in: Materialism Quotes,
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Increase of material comforts, it may be generally laid down, does not in any way whatsoever conduce to moral growth.

Increase of material comforts, it may be generally laid down, does not in any way whatsoever conduce to moral growth.

by Mahatma Gandhi Found in: Materialism Quotes,
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Materialism is the only form of distraction from true bliss.

Materialism is the only form of distraction from true bliss.

by Doug Horton Found in: Materialism Quotes,
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Most men love money and security more, and creation and construction less, as they get older.

Most men love money and security more, and creation and construction less, as they get older.

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Materialism coarsens and petrifies everything, making everything vulgar, and every truth false.

Materialism coarsens and petrifies everything, making everything vulgar, and every truth false.

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Any so-called material thing that you want is merely a symbol: you want it not for itself, but because it read more

Any so-called material thing that you want is merely a symbol: you want it not for itself, but because it will content your spirit for the moment.

by Mark Twain Found in: Materialism Quotes,
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What difference does it make how much you have? What you do not have amounts to much more.. Epictetus, c read more

What difference does it make how much you have? What you do not have amounts to much more.. Epictetus, c 200 AD -Seneca.

by Seneca Found in: Materialism Quotes,
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It is not materialism that is the chief curse of the world, as pastors teach, but idealism. Men get into read more

It is not materialism that is the chief curse of the world, as pastors teach, but idealism. Men get into trouble by taking their visions and hallucinations too seriously.

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The best things in life aren't things.

The best things in life aren't things.

by Art Buchwald Found in: Materialism Quotes,
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